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The Boathouse Restaurant - CLOSED

366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
+61 3 9770 5330
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, International, Australian
$$ - $$$
366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This wonderful gourmet Frankston restaurant with lovely gardens on the creek is sadly now closed forever. Nothing to touch it for atmosphere - a truly elegant but relaxed experience.

Thank Jeane F
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Was nice but thought with the price we paid it could've been much better. Wait staff left us waiting to take order for a long time even though there was only a couple of other people there. Overall nice atmosphere, little bit crowded seating. For...More

Thank Rachelle M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I believe its closed. Although I am hoping it is only due to the slower traffic over the winter months as the property is still well kept, it does nuot look great.

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 19 July 2018

According to their webpage - they have closed permanently - no explanation or reasons given. For people that have paid gift vouchers for this place - not sure if they are affiliated to any of the other Boathouse Rest.

2  Thank AnnaVanSteel
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Great place to eat, great portions, staff are great - reasonably priced - One of the best in Frankston, Feels like you have gone into the city.

Thank dawnkn2018
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

All j can say without being rude is i will never enter this establishment again. If you do make sure your risotto is cooked!

1  Thank Jaime_1110
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have been here a number of times and the service and food has always been great. In Summer sit outside, in Winter the ambience inside is relaxing and the food is is magnificent.

Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 17 May 2018

First timers but our buddies had dined there several times before and highly recommended it. Looked pretty average from the outside but the inside is cosy and aesthetically pleasing. But we all know restaurants should be about the food; and boy was it great. Each...More

1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Went here for their special Friday night Fish and Chips ($20) The fish was very disappointing - dry and lacked flavour with soggy batter. Fish was served on top of the chips, so they ended up soggy too. Service was O.K. Wine was good!

1  Thank GrannyAnnie22
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely looking little place which appeared to be popular and busier than other local places we’ve visited. The service was fine and the price ok. The reason I’ve only gone average is that I didn’t really enjoy my chicken meal choice. The dish was overpowered...More

Thank SteveR574
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Seafood, International, Australian
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Nepean Hwy, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Frankston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9770 5330
  • E-mail
The iconic Boathouse Restaurant is Frankston's premiere dining destination. With an unpretentious menu based on fresh locally sourced produce, this eclectic restaurant boasts a lush, creek-side location at the gateway to the Mornington Peninsula. Recently refurbished to the highest standards, the restaurant is a popular favourite among locals and holiday makers. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner, family get together, special occasion or wedding reception venue The Boathouse Restaurant is perfect for any occasion.
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